On Sunday, The Oklahoman’s Chris Casteel examined where Mick Cornett and Kevin Stitt – the two guys who will battle in the Republican gubernatorial runoff in August – stood on the agreeable, always fun to discuss issue of abortion.
Mick Cornett and Kevin Stitt, the two candidates vying for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, say they would sign legislation banning or restricting abortion, even if it would violate abortion rights granted by the U.S. Supreme Court in two major decisions.
Cornett said at a Republican forum in May that he would sign legislation banning all abortions except in the cases of rape, incest or to save the life of the mother. Stitt says he would sign every piece of anti-abortion legislation that came to him.
Wow. Two Oklahoma Republican politicians who are seeking public office have pro-life views. Hard to believe, huh?
For some people, I think it was.
Despite Oklahoma’s long-standing tradition of being one of the most pro-life state’s in the country, the article generated a bunch of buzz, fuss and controversy on social media, especially from moderate to liberal Big League City millennials who like Mayor Cornett because of the OKC Renaissance and all that stuff.
For those people, I’d like to point to this: